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FOX
Dec 4, 2012 6:00pm PST
. >>> one contra costa county city has 80% fewer homes for sale than usual. >> as the real estate market heats up, for sale signs are becoming less common. what that means for buyers and sellers coming up. >> then how the results of this recount will affect your east bay commute and your wallet for years to come. >> taxpayer dollars are on the line. >> right after the break, new details on a threat of more shuttered fire stations. when and where they could soon be closed. gentleman firefighters in contra costa county join a heated debate involving the closure of four fire stations. rob rosts is here with when a final decision could be made. >> this fire station on shell avenue in martinez is one of four stations in the county marked for closure. in a meeting that just wrapped up, the contra costa county board boar put off making a final vote. >> fire fires throughout the county came in on their day off to see if the contra costa county board of supervisors would vote to close four fire stations. people urged the board to spare the stations in their communities including this fire station
CBS
Dec 4, 2012 12:00pm PST
the east bay. >> contra costa county's board of supervisors will vote on closures in just a few hour. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is at one station where they explain why the closures may be necessary. >> reporter: it would involve four station in contra costa county including 12 i martinez. the district says that's their only options. neighbors say it can't be true. >> i think it's shame. i live in this community and this neighborhood. i have always safe and secure. >> it makes me scared of what could potentially happen if it takes an extra five minutes for a different firehouse to come down. >> reporter: their fear not enough to make change. the reality, contra costa county couldn't get enough votes. the county's fire protection district's funding measure, measure q, failed to pass the november ballot. now four stations are on the chopping block. >> the decision to close a fire station is not easy. there is no perfect modem. we don't go to school to learn how to close fire stations. >> reporter: the fire protection district covers 300 square miles serving 600,000 neighbors. leader
ABC
Dec 28, 2012 4:30am PST
is listed in critical this morning. the contra costa county district attorney's office is leading the investigation. >>> authorities have identified the man who was shot and killed by walnut creek police officers. a story we brought you yesterday morning. the contra costa county coroner's office says he's 22-year-old anthony banta, jr.. they say someone was screaming in the background of the 911 was shot and died on the scene. >>> pittsburg police investigating a shooting in the parking lot of the bay point bart station. sky 7 hd was overhead 7:00 last night, 18-year-old was shot several times and taken to the hospital with life threat anyone injuries trains were delayed for 45 minutes. >>> friends of a novato man who jumped into a creek to escape police three days ago are fearing the worst. yesterday's search for anthony donaldson ended with no sign of the 23-year-old. he was seen jumping into the frigid water early monday morning. police stopped him for possible dui, he got out of the car and ran. officers chased him along side the creek until he jumped in. >>> oakland's city le
ABC
Dec 5, 2012 5:00am PST
. investigators say they are looking for three suspects >> former commander of a contra costa county narcotics task force is expected to plead guilty today to drug charges. the attorney for norman well of says his client will -- admit to federal charges of conspire city to sell marijuana and meth. well -- welsh was caught in a sting operation february of last year he faces a minimum of 10 years. >>> berkeley police trying to determine what caused a car to crash into a liquor store last night. the car slammed through the front entrance of the e-z market that was 9:30 last night a woman at store was taken to the hospital with minor injuries. >>> developing economic news. it is positive for the struggling housing market. a report on california's economy shows a recovery that continues to plod along. katie marzullo is live in the newsroom with analysis. >> reporter: for the last several years when home prices have have been in the news it has been bad, but not this morning. home prices are up, surged more than 6% in one year the biggest jump in six years. median price up $18,000 to $178,000, and c
ABC
Dec 6, 2012 6:00am PST
news. >>> also developing news from contra costa county, the sheriff's department is investigating a homicide. it happened last night pleasant hill near 680 and concord avenue where we find terry mcsweeney. >> reporter: the body was found last evening across concord avenue from where i'm stage near the 680 northbound on-ramp. you can see shopping carts, hopeless area there, another one under the over pass as well don't know go that has anything to do with this homicide investigation underway pictures from last night a lot of deputies this area concord and 680 north they are looking for clues, anything that could lead 'em to resolution of the matter we have been trying all morning to get ahold of the spokesperson for the contra costa county sheriff's department, been unable to do so what we know it was adult found here last evening and it is being investigated as a homicide. terry mcsweeney, abc7 news. >>> major development this morning, oakland is now the first city in the nation to willfully surrender control of its police department to a court appointed director. the city reached a
CBS
Dec 4, 2012 5:00pm PST
that just regular rain. the forecast is coming up. >>> contra costa county's fire protection district is closing four five houses. the ones in walnut creek, clayton and martinez, will close after january 1. the 4th in lafayette is already closed. the county's top fire official says the loss of property taxes and a failed tacts measure in november caused the district to burn through its cash reserves. he says now an already understaffed agency will have to do even more with less. >>> the holidays are prime time for crooks trying to pass counterfeit bills. the clues to look for if you suspect a fake. >> plus, the medical breakthrough making it easier for couples to conceive. >>> then iced out. dozens of hockey games lost. how local businesses are losing out in the nhl lockout. >> and remember, you can track the rain anytime with our live high-def doppler radar on our website, cbssf.com/weather. to reach a deal that would e this year's hockey season. ready done. >>> negotiations resumed today between nhl owners and players hoping to reach a deal to save the hockey season. but a
SFGTV
Dec 22, 2012 8:00pm PST
done marin, they have done contra costa county, san mateo, san jose, a large group of building agencies. talk to the director of human resources, they were satisfied with what has occurred. alliance also provides the recruitment for all the positions in contra costa county, which i think was interesting. they were asked to -- the references were asked to rate the quality of the candidates and they said that they were outstanding and this was specific to a question about a chief building official recruitment. and the other thing that he found out was that this vendor is flexible in working with the hiring authority to meet the specific needs including scheduled meetings with subject matter experts, development of recruitment strategy and presentation of the final list. that really basically says they were willing to craft the recruitment based on what the entity wanted rather than a preconceived notion. bob murray and associates, he was the individual who did the last recruitment for the director. he knows the department as it was 7 years ago, is that how many years? he is, he brings a l
CBS
Dec 11, 2012 11:00pm PST
word on a motive. >>> fire protection going to be stretched a little thinner in contra costa county. supervisors voted to close four fire stations. that leaves the city of clayton without a single fire station. cbs 5 reporter chris christin ayers went out. >> we got a phone call from two different neighbors saying the house was engulfed. >> reporter: kelly's teenage son narrowly escaped the flames a year and a half ago. firefighters from her nearby station arrived in minutes, dousing the flames before they could spread. >> it was a fast burning fire. the way the flames were going my fear was it would take another home. >> reporter: now she worries the nec fire will be worse. the contra costa county board of supervisors agreed to shutter four fire stations. it means a lot of people will go from having a fire station seconds away from their home to one miles away. we mounted a camera on our live truck and timed our drive. it took us 8:12 to arrive at fire station 223.5 miles away that's obviously a bit longer than it would take a fire truck to make that same trip from fire station to fire station.
CBS
Dec 12, 2012 4:30am PST
contra costa county. supervisors have voted to close four fire stations in walnut creek, martinez, lafayette and the city of clayton. it's part of a service reduction plan in case voters don't pass the parcel tax proposal. the goal is to save about $3 million a year. no firefighters will be laid off. that's the good news. the four stations are set to go dark next month. now clayton has no fire stations. >> it's hitting us in a tender spot with us because of what we have been through and we know what others will, you know, unfortunately have to go through. >> clayton's fire crews responded in minutes to save kelly's home from an electrical fire last year. fire crews say the station closure will affect emergency response times. >>> time now 4:35. a cold storm is bringing some showers today and lawrence is talking snow. >> snow? >> snow. >> snow? >> wouldn't that be nice. [ laughter ] >> it would be. >> not in san francisco. but over the mountaintops we could see a little snow over mount diablo, possibly mount hamilton. we have a cold front coming through. scattered showers and anoth
CBS
Dec 27, 2012 12:00pm PST
: investigators including the contra costa county crime lab scoured the scene looking for evidence. police say they are not looking for any other suspects and no officers or anyone else were hurt in the shooting. both walnut creek police and the contra costa county d.a.'s office will be taking over this investigation. and police here say they will have another update for us later this afternoon. in walnut creek, cate caugiran, cbs 5. >>> we now know it was an 11- year-old boy from daly city that is killed in a police pursuit in pasadena on christmas day. police and fbi agents were conducting a gang sweep when they started following a car that committed a traffic violation. the suspects took off and eventually hit a minivan carrying a family from daly city. an adult and 11-year-old were killed in the car. three others in the minivan were injured, as well. four suspects are arrested and face murder charges. >>> the search is on for suspects in a gang-related shooting in south san jose last night short live before 9 p.m. in the area off serenade and lullaby drives. officers safe the suspect s
CBS
Dec 20, 2012 12:00pm PST
restores normal heart rhythm. in the last three years in contra costa county, when a layperson has used an aed, there's been a 53% survival rate. monique has donated more than aeds to --more than 30 aeds to schools, paid for through fundraisers with american medical response ambulance service and students by bryan binayas take the training to heart. >> if there's something who needs my help i can help them. >> reporter: it's darius' legacy. >> i told him, always do the right thing. and this is the right thing. our children are our future. >> reporter: so for educating and equipping east bay children to save victims of sudden cardiac arrest, this week's jefferson award in the bay area goes to monique bradley. sharon chin, cbs 5. >>> and sharon tells us that darius jones foundation is in need of volunteers and sponsors and if you can help, you can connectp connect with thing using the link on cbs5.com. click the "connect" button at the top of the page, then jefferson awards to find our story on monique. >>> we're still collecting food and donations for bay area families this season. and r
FOX
Dec 27, 2012 6:00pm PST
. >>> officials in contra costa county are looking at a proposal it will connect trails. they be enjoyed walking and biking on the iron horse trail. but the only things that connects them is unmarked streets and path. the hope is they will connect. >>> a community group is making progress on their request to rebuild a city park thanks to a generous donation. they presented them with a $16,000 donation this morning. earlier this year vandals destroyed the taught lot. that is when they stepped in and started raising money to repair the park. they hope to reopen by spring. >> reporter: showns of skiers are crowding ski -- thousands of skiers are crowding ski resorts. here is what it looked like today. operators say the snow fall is above average. people were coming to the slopes in droves. >>> lots of snow in the mountains, lots of rain around here. last night we showed you the percents of average. over 160% of average rainfall. more snow in the mountains and well ahead of last year, 30% of average. we are doing great. more rain on the way. you can see it moving in. next few hours t
KRON
Dec 6, 2012 4:00am PST
is not being released at this time. >> also new this morning... the contra costa county sheriff's office is investigating a homicide. it happened last night in pleasant hill. it was reported near the intersection of interstate highway 680 and concord avenue. no further details have been released. we will bring you updates as they become available. >> napa county sheriff's deputies are searching for an 85 -year old man.. described as at risk norman alumbaugh, who you see on the screen, suffers from dementia. he has silver - white hair, is 5 -feet -10 inches tall and weighs 190 pounds. he was driving a silver colored town and country s- u-v. alumbaugh was last seen on trancas street, turning toward silverado trail in napa >> >> authorities in nevada say a woman has been found and taken to the hospital after she and a nevada man disappeared after leaving a sacramento suburb during bad weather. . authorities say 46-year- old paula lane was found near highway 88 last night. lane was hospitalized, but her condition remains unknown at this time. authorities say lane and 44-year-old roder
KRON
Dec 24, 2012 5:00pm PST
has the story. >> reporter: a major mudslide blocking pinehurst road where the contra costa county border meets with the oakland hillsthe heavy rain over the weekend saturated the hillside bringing down a significant amount of mud early monday morninghuge rocks like this one here landed right in the roadway the california highway patrol was on hand to direct traffic around this narrow pathwaybicyclists also had to navigate through the debris as one lane was completely blocked by the slide eventually pinehurst was closed by contra costa county public worksthis crew brought in a pair of heavy duty front loaders to clear the slidemud was collected and poured into dump trucksload after loaduntil the road was clearedand reopened to trafficon pinehurst road on the contra costa county oakland borderhaaziq madyun, kron 4news >> catherine: continuing our team coverage. also in the east bay. a road that keeps flooding has really frustrated a long-time resident. kron 4's justine waldman shows us the mudslide and what is being done to fix it. >> reporter: as soon as it started to rain victor husary k
KRON
Dec 4, 2012 7:00am PST
night. >> four fire stations are slated for a closer and contra costa county early next year. voters have rejected a measure on the ballot that would have kept them funded and operating. jackie sissel is on the scene with the latest on the situation out there. this is something that will impact the communities, specifically where stations are located. >> you are correct as the station for in walnut creek that is on the chopping block. this is one of the four stations scheduled to be closed and the contra costa fire county district. here is some video of the firefighters at work. we talked about the partial tax called measure q and had failed in november. that would have kept the contra costa fire in a country distich fully funded. because it was shot down there have to close down four of the stations here. they hope to save about $3 million a year out of their $102 million annual budget. which ones will be closed? this one here is on the chopping block, station no. 4. also on the block is at station 11 stations well in march and as a as well as station no. 16 and lafayette. that leav
KRON
Dec 11, 2012 6:00am PST
east oakland. we're live on the scene. >> contra costa county's sins of supervisors will vote today on the future of four fire stations, a live report is coming up. >> we're watching the talks to train the white house and the gop as the fiscal cliff is looming just 21 days away. >> of weather and traffic may be on your mind this morning so let's check in with erica. >> today's forecast is not as good as yesterday's. increasing fog and clouds cover this afternoon and it looks like rain is on the horizon. out the door temperatures are in the first 30's and 40's. we will only warm things up into the upper 50s low 60s. those of the cooler conditions and rain as on the way. current conditions 37 for a delay of 38% for rosa 44 for hayward 45 for redwood city. dallas they were the numbers are expected to go the afternoon and have a full look at future cast four coming up in my next report. >> more cars on the road now that we are in the 6:00 hour. give yourself extra time if you're planning on heading into san francisco. traffic is busy at the bay bridge toll plaza. if you fasttrack you will
FOX
Dec 28, 2012 6:00am PST
. >> marin county is borrowing the video ray from contra costa county. they bought it from antiterrorism funds. >>> police in vacaville are asking for the public's help in finding a 56-year-old woman who has been missing for eight days. kathleen was last seen at 10:30 p.m.. she did not take her purse, cell phone or id with her. her dodge neon is also missing. >>> secretary of state hillary clinton is set to go back to work on wednesday. she -- doctors say clinton contracted a stomach virus earlier this month got dehydrated fainted and fell and hit her head. she was diagnosissed with a concussion on december 13th and hasn't been seen in public since. >>> another deadly understand -- to prevent another deadly incident like in benghazi they are closing their embassy there. u.s. state department ordered the ambassador and his staff to evacuate immediately. >>> californians are registered to vote in record numbers this year. with the edition of online registration this year, registration among 1-24-year- olds in-- 18-24-year-olds increased. the younger voters are more likely to state no party
KRON
Dec 11, 2012 7:00am PST
months ago the boulders in contra costa county but it to reject a measure q which route would have generated millions of dollars and that all the fire stations open. i talked to some people inside, they can't go on camera but they did tell me they planned to sell the supervisor they now or pay later. the extra $80 and property tax the rejected for measure q or does what? the home insurance policy could go up by the hundreds if not thousands of dollars. here is what we're looking at. they chose these four stations because of the volumes of calls. apparently these did not get as many calls as the others and they are close enough to surrounding fire stations that is something should happen in nearby station could come by and pick up the load. if you live next to the fire station for years you don't like that. that is something that will probably have to be done. that is what's gonna happen and i clock in the morning. that is according to the people against the measures. this will recall create longer response time. they save your going to do it, i got you can do it metritis staggering
ABC
Dec 11, 2012 11:00am PST
. >>> in contra costa county board of supervisors expected to vote on proposed closure of four fire stations. those cuts come after voters rejected parcel tax for fire services november. firefighters are not going to lose jobs because the district is short-handed. residents will face longer response times in case of a fire or house emergency. >>> letter sent by san jose's evergreen school district to parents with comments on a sexual assault skank dell -- scandal is having unintentioned results. the principal was convicted of a misdemeanor for not reporting. now some parents are upset by a letter sent by the superintendent catherine gomez going out to parents making some upset it says some students will be enrolled in child abuse prevention workshops, defended the principal involved and blamed the teacher for hampering the investigation. >>> berkeley has announced new fund for undocumented students. the fund will begin as a one million dollar gift. that gift will help 200 undocumented cal students from 20 countries who would not normally qualify. scholarships will be awarded startin
KRON
Dec 7, 2012 11:00pm PST
. >>pam: new video tonight. from the scene of a head-on collision in eastern contra costa county. that killed a woman and a young boy. the c-h-p says, an oldsmobile sedan slammed into a big- rig on byron highway near clifton court. south of byron. it happened at a little before 3-30 this afternoon. the c-h-p says, the truck was heading north. going at about 55- miles an hour. when he saw traffic slow in front of him. the boy. who is believed to >> it is about that time that he noticed the oldsmobile, 1988. it was swerving back and forth and it went over the double yellow line and collided with the big rig, head on. >> the boy, who is believed to be eight or nine years old seat of the sedan. died at the scene. the driver of the sedan. a 21-year-old woman from bay point. died later at a hospital. the truck driver was not hurt. the c-h-p is trying to figure out if drugs or alcohol were factors in the crash. >> major developments in the prop 8 case. the u.s. supreme court has agreed to review the voter approved ban on same sex marriage in california. tonight kron 4's dan kerman looks ahead
Telemundo
Dec 7, 2012 11:00pm PST
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ABC
Dec 7, 2012 11:00am PST
areas most -- affected bay the housing crisis, nine cities in alameda and contra costa counties. >>> the man considered to be the toughest sheriff in america is in san francisco trying to figure out whether students at a local middle school sent him hate mail. sheriff joe arpaio tried to clear it up. >> reporter: joe arpaio now is known as the toughest sheriff in america also as the most controversial sheriff in america. this morning he might qualify as the most frustrated sheriff in america. others exhibit adult quality penmanship but the words all in spanish allegedly from students in a middle school sent to the sheriff, designed to hurt. >> then they said i have concentration camps with my tent city i put up 20 years ago. then i'm a racist. and i break up families and just go after brown people. >> reporter: he has a national reputation for aggressive enforcement of illegal immigration laws. he figured since he was coming to town he offered to come out to the middle school and talk to the students or at least the teachers or the principal. >> i'm concerned about parents given the wron
KRON
Dec 27, 2012 11:00pm PST
costa county authorities are searching for a parolee on the run tonight in baypoint. according to the sheriffs fence. to find him >> this was after a shooting at the bart station. a man is in critical condition tonight after being shot several times at the pittsburg - bay point bart station. service was stopped tonight for about 45 mintues as officers made sure the shooter was not getting away on a bart train. this video from a short time ago courtesey of sky-7hd. details about the shooting and search for the suspect. >> this white toyota camry smashed into this row of parked cars. they're trying to piece together exactly what happened at the fickl-the person was shot several times. a black car came up at the victim and the passenger had a brief conversation after the shooting started, the witness did not want to reveal himself on-camera of what he saw. >> this ever heard pop, pop, pop they are proceeding down a three more files and he turns and smashes into those cars behind me. in the passenger jumps out and got up on the island and took off running. that is when i called park polic
KRON
Dec 4, 2012 6:00am PST
. i'm still waiting. >> four fire stations across contra costa county will close in early january after voters rejected a measure that would have funded the stations. to get 2 more news faster we turn to kron 4 is so low reporter jacki sizzle who joins us live from fire station no. 4 in walnut creek which is slated for closure. >> this is one station here in walnut creek that is slated to close in january. this is after the partial tax failed. here is video of the fire district at work. they stated that they do not have the money in the budget. this means that they will have to slash the budget by closing four stations. they stated that they should save about $3 million by doing this. which ones will be closing? station for4, no. 11, no. 12, and no. 16 and lafayette. >> the contra costa fire district is huge and its services nine cities about 600,000 people who live in the area. they get about 41 about the calls a year from the district. so this is a huge deal. the meeting will be today at 1:30 p.m. in martinez. they're encouraging the public to come autumn voice their concerns to
FOX
Dec 4, 2012 12:00pm PST
services in contra costa county. today, county supervisors are discussing the possibility of closing four fire stations in walnut creek, clayton, martinez and la fayette. the closure list comes a month after voters in the contra costa fire district rejected measure q, the temporary seven- year parcel tax would have provided enough funds to keep the four dations -- the four stations open. >>> the oakland raiders are expressing their condolences to dennis allen who lost his father last night. grady allen passed away due to cardiac arrest. according to a statement from the raid, dennis allen traveled to the dales fort worth area to be by his father's said white after -- right after the game on saturday. he does plan to play in the game on thursday against denver. >>> we're still on stormwatch as more wet weather moves into the area. in the meantime, the cleanup continues from the weekend storm. a free that well on reed avenue is scheduled for removal today. as you can see it was still laying on sop of -- on top of several vehicles this morning. no one was hurt. caltran crews are cleaning up
CBS
Dec 19, 2012 6:00pm PST
my life's mission, my purpose. >> reporter: pam dodson of contra costa county emergency medical services leads the cpr class with monique's help. today they are teaching 6 through 8th graders at saint catherine of siena school in martinez where darius had graduated. >> she has been such an inspiration. she has taken this and she inspired us to do more. >> press the button. >> reporter: monique's nonprofit also donates automated external defibrillators to save kids' lives. when a person has sudden cardiac arrest, it analyzes it and gives instruction. in the last three years in contra costa county, when a layperson has used an aed, there's been a 53% survival rate. monique has donated more than aeds to -- more than 30 aeds to schools, paid for through fundraisers with american medical response ambulance service and students by bryan binayas take the training to heart. >> if there's something who needs my help i can help them. >> reporter: it's darius' legacy. >> i told him, always do the right thing. and this is the right thing. our children are our future. >> reporter: so for edu
CBS
Dec 4, 2012 6:00pm PST
in parts of contra costa county. >>> now at 6:30, they were built to protect and serve but time could be running out for some fire stations in parts of contra costa county. county supervisors heard testimony this afternoon on closing four fire stations. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran explains why the closures may be necessary. >> i actually think it would be a crying shame. i live in the community. i live in this neighborhood. i have always felt safe and secure having these young men here. >> it makes me scared that, you know, what could potentially happen if it takes an extra 5 minutes for a different firehouse to come down. >> reporter: their fear not enough to make change. the reality is, contra costa county couldn't get enough votes. the county's fire protection district's funding measure, measure q, failed to pass a november ballot. now four stations are on the chopping block. >> the decision to close the fire stations is not easy. there's no perfect model. we don't go to school to learn how to close fire stations. >> reporter: the fire protection district covers 300 square m
CBS
Dec 12, 2012 5:00am PST
going to have though wait that much longer. >> four fire stations will close in contra costa county. >> they made it a merry christmas for her and she start crying immediately and i started crying. >> generous secret santas go on a shopping spree at a bay area walmart. from across the bay -- >> it's something you can't see. it's sort of eerie. like the bridge isn't even there. >> -- to around the world -- >> we are union! >> -- the stories that matter on "eyewitness news this morning." >> oh, my goodness! captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com >> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald. >>> good morning. it's wednesday, december 12. i'm michelle griego. >> good morning, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. 5:31. we begin with a toddler who was taken to the hospital this morning after a suspected drunk driver crashed into an apartment building in san jose at 3 a.m. on taylor street near highway 101. police say the truck slammed into the room where the child was sleeping. the driver tried to get away but was stopped and taken into custody. no word on the extent of the todd
ABC
Dec 1, 2012 6:00am PST
offering free hiv testing. contra costa county health services and the the community center are sponsoring events to commemorate this day. from 11 to two, free hiv tests and counseling will be offered at the delta bay church of christ on railroad avenue in pittsburgh and at 8:00 tonight in concord a candle light vigil will take place at the park. county health officials say the most recent census figures show the number of people living with a.i.d.s. was up in 2011 compared with four years earlier. >>> coming up next, tensions are escalating again between north and south korea. what is being planned days ahead of south korea's presidential election. and a tourist is attacked by a shark while snorkeling in hawaii. hawaii. how he k you need to goounter. think you need to go to a department store counter for a professional cleansing device? join the counter revolution and switch to olay pro-x. get cleansing results as effective as a $200 system. guaranteed or your money back. olay pro-x. everything about the oral-b power brush is simply revolutionary. our unique brush head cleans i
CBS
Dec 4, 2012 5:00am PST
hair a white hat with a seattle seahawks logo on it. >>> the former head of contra costa county's narcotics unit will plead guilty this week to charges that he took confiscated drugs and ordered to resell them. norman welsh indicted last year with four other cops and a private investigator. the "chronicle" reports wielsch will plead guilty in exchange for a prison sentence of no more than 10 areas. >>> plans to reduce firefighting service will be a focus of a meeting at a contra costa county fire protection district. the among the actions the closure of several fire stations. the district has to cut back after measure q failed to get a two-thirds majority in last month's election. the measure called for a parcel tax to help fund fire services. >>> president obama is closely monitoring a week-long strike at two southern california ports. 800 members of the clerical union who work at the ports of los angeles and long beach had been working without a contract for more than two years. the clerks don't handle cargo but dock workers are refusing to cross picket lines forcing a shutdown of most te
CBS
Dec 12, 2012 6:00am PST
costa county. >> a merry christmas for her and she started crying immediately and then i started crying. >> some generous secret santas go on a shopping spree in a bay area walmart. >> from across the bay to around the world -- >> we are union! >> -- the stories that matter on "eyewitness news this morning." captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com >> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald. >>> good morning, it's wednesday, december 12. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. it is 6:30. get ready for a little more rain and perhaps a little bit of snow, too, right? >> i know. let's get to meteorologist lawrence karnow with more on that. snow. >> yeah, beginning to feel a lot like christmas around the bay area. >> yeah. >> very nice. we could see a couple of snowflakes across some of our higher peaks. that cold air sweeping onshore overnight. we have scattered showers outside right now. our high-def doppler radar is picking up on some of that activity. out on the roads, there are brief periods of downpours expected with these cells moving onsh
KRON
Dec 7, 2012 5:00pm PST
just south of brentwood in eastern contra costa county, three people have killed. three people have been killed, right along byron highway and clifton court bay look at this. this is why by iryron.. highway is closed. look at the damage to the front end of that saddam and. at byron highway.. barris no estimate on when this stretch will be opened but three people have died. we will continue to follow this developing story. >> the hospital had been supportive of this very difficult time. this was a first-class cars. grandma now at 5-30. this was a first-class nurse a -- >> the phone prank involving the duchess of cambridge has taken a very dark turn. a nurse is dead -- and two australian d-j's have been taken off the air. catherine heenan is here with the story. >>catherine: prince william and the duchess of cambridge say they're deeply saddened by what happened. the nurse at a london hospital who took a prank call from two australian disc jockeys has been found dead today. it's believed the woman committed suicide.and some are calling her a victim of that hoax. it happened less than
KRON
Dec 23, 2012 8:00am PST
officers as they tried to enter the home. killing tuvera. a contra costa county employment and human services worker has been arrested and charged for allegedly stealing food stamp funding. >> tina crosby was arrested on thursday on suspicion of embezzling public funds. falsifying records. and identity theft. an investigation by the district attorney's office and crosby's work revealed that she had embezzled more than five-thousand dollars in public funds. crosby is being charged with four felonies and is facing a maximum sentence of four years in prison. >> in national news from newtown connecticut, funerals this weekend for the young victims of the sandy hook elementary school shooting. seven year old josephine gay. joey as she was often called. loved the color purple, her i-pad, and barbie dolls. her parents said she had a zest for life. a 90 minute service was held for her saturday. with people leaving cards and notes outside the church. police officers were also there, paying their respects. and in utah. another victim of the school massacre was laid to rest. a service for six y
KICU
Dec 5, 2012 11:30pm PST
tears as a contra costa county law enforcement officer pleaded guilty to stealing. he made a point of apologizing to one person in particular. >> reporter: a few months ago on his way to court. welsh was the former head of the contra costa county enforcement team, or c net. now he's behind bars. >> norm welch did serve the public in an honorable way for quite a number of years. and then he did go bad, and there's no denying that. >> reporter: he admitted to several crimes, including conspiring to steal and distribute marijuana and methamphetamines. seen here in court, welch also said he took part in phoney sting operations, where he stole more than $10,000 from prostitutes, along with their cell phones. >> he has to live with himself every day, with the shame of disappointing his family, law enforcement, and the general public. >> reporter: he apologized to all law enforcement officials for tarnishing the badge. but more importantly, he's sorry for his father for disgracing the family name. >> it's coming from his heart, and it's just showing his true character. >> norm was taking
ABC
Dec 4, 2012 4:00pm PST
services in contra costa county. >> the decision made to close several stations there. abc news has a story from clayton. >> happening now in contra costa county, the board is making a difficult decision to close four fire stations w[ it's the only one in this small town. now, residents will face longer response times in qais case of a fire. the others are in martinez walnut creek and west lay fayette. no firefighters will lose their jobs?Úñ and and a parcel tax for fire services on the ballot. >> they're going to have a deal yai. you never know when you have an emergency what time of the day or night. and it could mean the difference between five minutes and 10 minutes. it's for a fire, meaning a larger fire, and for life saving measures could mean life, or death. >> in clayton, abc 7 news. >> investigators looking into the cause of a fire in petaluma. >> sky 7 is above the scene, you can see crews trying to fight the flames there this, fire started about 3:30 this morning in a large home in a rural area. took crews about two hours to get it contained. it appears everybody did get
FOX
Dec 11, 2012 5:00pm PST
tough decision in contra costa county. four fire staeugs on the chopping block. the board of supervisors is deciding whether to close the fire stations. alex there's still no decision but a lot of debate. alex sadvige has the story. >> reporter: they are still hearing testimony, they are yet to hear from the public but they are expected to vote the supervisors are on this station closure plan later on tonight. a short time ago the fire chief talked to supervisors and he told them there are no other options. >> basically coming to a fiscal crisis where our reserve funds have been exhausted. >> reporter: contra costa county fire chief daryl lauder spoke about his plans to shut down four fire stations because of lack of funding. they're now considering whether to allow the fire department to close those stations in walnut creek, clayton, martinez and lafayette. the proposal comes after voters failed to pass proposition q. he believes the station closers are inevitable and firefighters need to prepare for that reality, the fire chief told us. >> we have a lot of job as far as reorganizer the
ABC
Dec 7, 2012 4:00pm PST
costa county. sky 7 live now over a fatal crash on byron highway. >> there is a head on collision there.a 0sp california patrol confirming one person has died. witnesses say the victim looks like it might be a young boy around seven years old. the accident around 3:30 this afternoon. >> we have more still to come here on abc 7 news at 4:00. we're going to take you on the reduyktnrpet for the premier of "the hobbit. >> tom brady with a new addition to the family. >> taking a look at traffic on the bay bridge now. it's really backed up. you can see if you don't have fast track you're going to be waiting to career the toll plaza. metering lights could be on here. so expect slow going on the bridge. stay with us. abc 7 news >>> want to bring you an update. a man climb hg this scaffolding. he has been secured at this point. police had him in custody. police say he was a suspect in telling officers the man kicked them and hit them with a skateboard this, is happening around construction site and pier 29. the impact of this has caused a traffic mess on the embarcadero. it shut down the e
FOX
Dec 28, 2012 5:00am PST
contra costa county. the new information regarding the latest shooting why officers say they have no choice but to pull out their guns. >>> russian's presidents say no. >>> this is a look at the bay bridge toll plaza. we do have a little bit of a backup there. we'll have more traffic ahead. >>> good morning. a lot of cloud cover. could be very light rain later tonight. it will be a cold cloudy day. >>> 5:42 here's a quick look at the top stories. oakland police are investigating three homicides this morning. two people were shot and killed in west oakland around 1 sam. around 2:30 a.m. a woman was stabbed to death in east oakland. >>> president obama summoned congressional leaders to the white house today for a last ditch effort to stop the economy from going over the fiscal cliff. they only have until january 1st to avoid tax increases. >> highway patrol and local law enforcement agencies will be cracking down on drunk drivers this holiday weekend. there will be more patrols and extra dui check points all over the bay area. >>> the contra costa county districts attorneys office i
FOX
Dec 18, 2012 5:00pm PST
. >>> contra costa county road crews are finishing up temporary repairs on a sink hole. a road supervisor first noticed the beginnings of a zig hole this morning. it was caused by a collapsed culvert damaged by rain. today crews installed metal plates over the area. that part of the road was shut down for much of the day. it is back open now. the plates will remain in place until permanent repairs can be done. >> in the wake of the gas pipeline explosion, pg&e showed off the shelf a what it says will be the most high-tech natural gas control system on earth. how it's going to work and some local reaction. >> reporter: that new control center could not have prevented the explosion that ravaged in neighborhood. other improvements could have made it worse. the san ramone center is massive because pg&e's entire control system currently spread will be consolidated into one location. all of its pipelines from the giants to the line into your home will be monitored here and any emergency response will be controlled from here, vastly improving coordination. >> you'd like to think in this day and
KICU
Dec 10, 2012 11:30pm PST
at an elementary school in contra costa county. good evening everybody, i'm frank somerville. >> and i'm julie haener. ken wayne joins joins us now and says this isn't the first pipe bomb found in pleasanthill in the last few days. >> reporter: this is the second pipe bomb found at a pleasant hill school and now investigators are trying to determine if they are connected. >> right outside the window. and had it gone off it would have caused damage to the school, absolutely. >> reporter: the children were evacuated and taken to a church next door where their parents picked them up. the bomb squad was called in. >> found that it did contain an explosive inside and it was a live explosive device. >> reporter: no one was injured. police tracked down a red pickup truck and arrested three teenagers. >> we have some good leads. we have some video we're hoping to examine and determine whether or not they're involved in other crimes. >> it was frightening and i just heard it before coming here, but it does seem out of place. >> reporter: nicole becker just moved here from san francisc
KICU
Dec 27, 2012 11:30pm PST
. >>> new video tonight of a dramatic crash in eastern contra costa county. sheriff deputies were chasing a suspect in bay point when his car crashed into a street sign, a fence, a car and then went airborne. the car landed between a telephone pole and a tree, the man ran off. >> after i heard the sirens i heard the crash. i came out to see what was going on. the police were already here because they were chasing him. >> another resident was taken to the hospital after she reportedly fainted. the suspect remains on the run. police say they were responding to a domestic violence call when the suspect led them on a chase. >>> tonight we learned the identity of the young man shot and killed by police in a bay area city that rarely sees the type of violence. ktvu's jana katsuyama is live in walnut creek this evening to tell us what neighbors heard in the middle of the night. jana. >> reporter: that's right we have confirmed that the man who was shot and killed by police is anthony banta. he lives in that apartment come lek -- apartment complex right across the street. and his neighbors tell us
ABC
Dec 6, 2012 5:00am PST
. >>> we have developing news from contra costa county, detectives are working to identify a body found near i-680 between pleasant hill and martinez. terry mcsweeney is live there. what do we know this morning? >> reporter: right here at concord avenue, and the 680 northbound on-ramp in the bushes over there is where this body was found last evening. i was over there, we could zoom in, there are shopping carts loaded with stuff, there is what appears to be a homeless area where someone had been sleeping and also there's a nearby freeway over pass, looks like there is a homeless encampment under that. having said that look at pictures from last night, deputies going through the bushes, they are going through looking for just about anything they can they could find they are not calling this a suspicious death they are just saying they have a body found out here in this area last night and a lot of deputies came out here to the pleasant hill area and looked and what we were trying to find out this morning is exactly what they found they are being tight lipped to this point all i can
ABC
Dec 28, 2012 6:00am PST
from the scene at 6:30 >>> contra costa county deputies hope someone will help them find a man who escaped during a chase. the car crashed through a fence into a tree in bay point y no stop the man who they say is a parolee he took off and wrecked his car deputies surrounded the area near able to find him. >>> happeningal÷&vju canbgoay leave your clipper card home today muni offering free rides. this is all to celebratewa0y the agency's 100th birthday with what a party that was, as i recall. >> reporter: heck of a party)1ze eric. most birthday parties you bring a gift to theqfç honored guest this time muni is doing it in reverse turning 100 and giving free rides. take a look at some of the stuff it operates, buses, °0" muni's 100th birthday. that's a lot of partying considering it has 700,000 riders everyday. historic street cars traveling along the city, they've been celebrating the birthday for a couple months, kind of moving away from the inner core of the city into the neighborhoods more and more of them as a6bqñ way of celebratin. there was a plan to maybe charge five ce
CBS
Dec 27, 2012 6:00pm PST
at the scene. >> reporter: investigators including the contra costa county crime lab scoured the scene looking for evidence. police say they are not looking for other suspects and no one else was hurt in the shooting. both walnut creek police station and contra costa county d.a. will be taking over this investigation. in walnut creek, cate caugiran, cbs 5. >>> other bay area headlines a portion of a cliff collapsed at baker beach in san francisco this morning. one of the trails there is now closed. the collapse they say could be the result of all the rain we have had in the past couple of weeks. >>> in the east bay people who evacuated after a gas leak in brentwood are back in their homes tonight. neighbors on allbrook drive started smelling the gas last night. pg&e found the source of the leak this morning and fixed it. >>> in the south bay police say one man was shot after gang members in south san jose got into an argument last night. apparently the gunman got away. the victim is expected to survive. >>> since san jose is dealing with more crime and fewer officers, cbs 5 repor
FOX
Dec 7, 2012 5:00pm PST
sill. >> we're continuing to follow news from contra costa county where a crash claimed the lives of o two people. it happened about two hours ago. officials tell united states that a car collided with a big rig. we're told the child died here at the scene and an adult died at the hospital. the driver of the big rig was not hurt. the crash caused a diesel spill over the auk wa duct. . >> a frightening tunnel bl from the upper deck at the coliseum has put a raiders fan in the hospital. >> oakland police say they are treating this as a medical incident. they don't believe this man was pushed and they're not doing any further investigation into exactly how he fell. >> it was a dramatic fall from one of the highest point in the stadium and many in the stands didn't notice it. a man described as being approximately 18 years old toppled over the railing on the floor o of the upper deck falling 30 feet. it happened around kickoff last night. in a statement the coliseum's management company said the man was attended to by scomplis paramedics. he was conscious when he left the slen ewe. they
FOX
Dec 10, 2012 10:00pm PST
discovered at an elementary school in contra costa county. good evening everybody, i'm frank somerville. >> and i'm julie haener. ken wayne joins joins us now and says this isn't the first pipe bomb found in pleasanthill in the last few days. >> reporter: this is the second pipe bomb found at a pleasant hill school and now investigators are trying to determine if they are connected. >> right outside the window. and had it gone off it would have caused damage to the school, absolutely. >> reporter: the children were evacuated and taken to a church next door where their parents picked them up. the bomb squad was called in. >> found that it did contain an explosive inside and it was a live explosive device. >> reporter: no one was injured. police tracked down a red pickup truck and arrested three teenagers. >> we have some good leads. we have some video we're hoping to examine and determine whether or not they're involved in other crimes. >> it was frightening and i just heard it before coming here, but it does seem out of place. >> reporter: nicole becker just moved here from san francisc
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